[BangPypers] Naming python packages
anandology at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 07:22:28 CET 2011
2011/12/20 Baiju M <baiju.m.mail at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 10:32 AM, Anand Chitipothu <anandology at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've noticed that pip converts underscore in the package name to hyphen.
>> $ pip install satchmo_indiapost
>> Downloading/unpacking satchmo-indiapost
>> Could not find any downloads that satisfy the requirement satchmo-indiapost
>> No distributions at all found for satchmo-indiapost
>> There is a packge with requested name on pypi, but pip doesn't even
>> looking for it.
>> Is underscore prohibited in the package names?
> Check the PJE's replies here:
"It's a valid project name character; what it's not is a *canonical*
project name character."
What is this *canonical* project name?
Does it mean underscore should be avoided in the project-name for all
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